Scotland’s tenant farming commissioner Bob McIntosh writes about his work to improve relations with tenants and landlords
Scotland’s tenant farming commissioner, Bob McIntosh, writes about his work to improve relations with tenants and landlords
A call has been issued for a major inquiry to be conducted into Scotland’s land tenure system to address the shortcomings of the agricultural holdings legislation included in the country’s 2016 Land Reform Act.
Tenant farmers have been reminded to make use of a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to register any improvements eligible for compensation at waygo.
Tenant farming leaders and landlords have welcomed Scottish Government moves to modernise the list of improvements for which tenants should be compensated when their tenancy comes to an end.
New guidelines on how to handle late rent payments have been issued to tenant farmers and landowners by Scotland’s tenant farming commissioner, Bob McIntosh.
The level of dissatisfaction in farm tenant and landlord relationships is relatively low, claims Scotland’s tenant farming commissioner Bob McIntosh.
A guide to Modern Limited Duration Tenancies (MLDTs) has been published by Scotland’s Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh.
Scotland’s Tenant Farming Commissioner is to extend a review into the conduct of agents when acting on behalf of tenant farmers and landlords.
A new code of practice for the maintenance and condition of tenanted agricultural holdings has been published by Scotland’s tenant farming commissioner, Bob McIntosh.
A study looking at the possible options to increase the availability of farmland for new entrants is being commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission.
A 390-acre arable farm in Moray is being offered on the lettings market by Crown Estate Scotland.
Late autumn is traditionally a time of farmers’ meetings – harvest work is (usually) finished, feeding of cattle is just starting, winter is not yet under way and farmers have the time and the inclination to go out and discuss agricultural and political matters with each other.
Scottish tenant farmers and landlords are being encouraged to participate in a survey gathering views and experiences of the conduct of land agents.
Land agents body SAAVA has called for an urgent overhaul of the list of tenant farmers’ improvements that qualify for compensation once the tenant leaves the farm.
Scottish tenant farmers are being urged to make use of industry guidelines for the current waygo amnesty.
A series of events outlining how tenant farmers can make use of the current improvements amnesty kick starts in Inverness later this month.
Scotland's newly appointed Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC) has issued a code of practice on the amnesty of tenants' improvements.
Scottish tenant farmers have been urged to take the chance to establish compensation agreements with landlords during a temporary legal "amnesty" which begins next week.
An era of fairer and less confrontational farm rent reviews has been predicted by Scottish farming unions as work begins on the mechanics of assessing productive land values.
Scotland's newly appointed tenant farming commissioner has called for Brexit to be considered in upcoming rent reviews.
Scotland's first tenant farming commissioner is on a mission to improve relations between landlords and tenants.
The Scottish Government has appointed six commissioners to the first Scottish Land Commission.
The man tasked with overseeing tenant farming in Scotland has issued a plea for views on the rent review process and the role of land agents.
Proposals to allow tenant farmers to sell secure tenancies for value have been described as the “missing piece in the tenancy jigsaw”.
The Scottish Government has been warned it is in real danger of forcing landlords away from letting farms.
New industry guidance has been published outlining landlord and tenant farmer obligations.
The appointment of an independent advisor on tenant farming has been welcomed by the Scots farming sector.
A tenant farmer on the Glenlivet estate says the prospect of Crown Estate management being put in the hands of the local authority fills the farming community with "absolute horror".